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Archive: September, 2019

Sept. 30, 2019

166th Maintenance Operations Flight: Behind the curtain work the wizards of wing operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 166th Airlift Wing website — The gatekeepers of wing operations, the Maintenance Operations Flight manages every detail of aircraft maintenance, operations and training. From coordinating fuel to propulsion to parts, the MOF directs the planning, scheduling and maintenance of our eight C-130H2 aircraft.

Sept. 30, 2019

Analyst values personal, professional growth at DLA

Business Process Analyst Haleema Rehman values the personal growth and career enhancement she's experienced at DLA, and her part in DLA's audit advancement.

Sept. 30, 2019

Marine Transporters Visit DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

Marine Corps Headquarters Logistics Policy Office members and logisticians from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, tour the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania's Eastern Distribution Center.

Sept. 30, 2019

DSCR employees help clean up along James River

Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, participated in the James River Regional Cleanup hosted by the James River Advisory Council Sep. 14 at Falling Creek Ironworks Park in North Chesterfield County. The river clean-up, which resulted in the collecting of more than 100 bags of trash, was part of a larger initiative sponsored by the James River Advisory Council that included similar activities throughout seventeen locations around the state of Virginia.

Sept. 27, 2019

Mentoring Networks at DLA Land and Maritime

DLA Land and Maritime's Level III Mentees mentor 11 Level I mentees (protégés) during a 3-hour session on networking Sept. 19 at Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC).

Sept. 27, 2019

Exercise helps agency police prepare for threats

Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters police regularly test their skills in emergencies by conducting annual exercises. By practicing their response time, they can better protect employees of the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 27, 2019

Lives saved with excess equipment in Keystone State

First aid kits and tourniquets help police respond to multiple incidents in Pennsylvania.

Sept. 27, 2019

Navy: Sept. 30 Is last day for blue working uniform, rank-insignia cover

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — The last day of approved wear of the Navy Working Uniform Type I is Sept. 30, as this uniform has been replaced by the NWU Type III, as announced in Naval Administrative Message 174/16.

Sept. 27, 2019

Media Advisory: DSCC to honor Borinqueneers, Hispanic community

The Defense Supply Center Columbus will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. in the Operations Center Auditorium. The event is hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and will feature keynote speaker Liliana Vasquez, local chapter president of the League of the United Latin American Citizens. Vasquez is an associate attorney with Simakovsky Law, which provides accessible legal services to the Hispanic community, and serves on the board of Proyecto Mariposas.

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nancy Rivera

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans like Disability Program Manager and EEO Specialist Nancy Rivera, who chooses to see challenges as opportunities for change.